PURPOSE OF POSITION: Analyzing insurance reimbursement, processing denied claims for payment, processing insurance appeals and contacting patients and insurance carriers to ensure proper reimbursement. Work on assigned projects as needed.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires sitting for prolonged periods of time and some bending, stooping and stretching. Requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary for the operation of basic office equipment such as a computer, calculator, photo copier and telephone. May be required to lift up to 25 pounds. Requires the ability to work quickly and accurately under stress.
TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in an office environment. Involves contact with patients and internal staff.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: (This may not include all of the duties assigned).
Answer incoming business office calls. Review and process denied claims. Send appeal letters to insurance carriers as needed. Assist with solving payment and reimbursement problems. Maintain strictest confidentiality. Assist with Accounts Receivable follow up. Keep current with all insurance company policy changes. Perform other duties as assigned.
Experience and Skills:
PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: Confidentiality, knowledge of OUI financial policies, medical office experience preferred, skills in operating a computer, photocopy machine and 10 key and knowledge of reimbursement practices preferred.
EDUCATION: Equivalent of a high school diploma.
EXPERIENCE: medical billing office preferred.
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